Jaryd Lazar, also known by his online alias Summit1G, is one of the first true success stories for gaming broadcasters. Having first become known for his high-level antics in games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Summit1G has risen to become a household name to gamers around the world and one of the top three broadcasters on Twitch.
Jared took his first steps on the professional scene in 2012. In December he joined Exertus eSports but did not stay in the team for long. In 2014, he practically did not play, in 2015 he worked for Area 51 Gaming, took 3-4 place at Alienware Area 51 Cup # 1. Then he lit up in Adaptation but showed a weak result.
In 2016, he changed several mixes, together with Splyce he entered the top 8 of DreamHack Open Austin 2016. In January 2017, he stood under the banner of Mythic, made his way to the semifinals of ESEA Season 24: Main Division – North America. In 2018, he represented subtLe for some time, in 2019 he played for the Old Guys Club for About a month, but the results left much to be desired.
With over 1.6 million followers and a rapidly growing social media fan followers, Summit1G’s lighthearted and fun broadcasts entertain millions of viewers every month.
Summit1g was born as Jarid Lazar on April 23, 1987, in Colorado, United States. His parents raised him in Colorado with his brother. He was married to his longtime girlfriend Desiree Lazar, who is Twitch’s manager and streamer. However, their relationship did not go far and they divorced in 2016.
He leads controversy when he plays a Fortnite Battle Royale game with controversial YouTube vlogger Jake Paul. He responded to his fans via Twitter, saying he would not apologize for playing with Jake.